Safety Recall Notice - Honeywell Recalls Gas Valves Used in Decorative Fireplaces and Stoves Due To Burn Hazard



    TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - Honeywell International Inc., today announced a
voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop
using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access
color photos of an example of a fireplace and stove containing the recalled
product, see the firm's web site at www.nvp-hearth.honeywell.com.)

    Name of Product: Gas Valves Used in Decorative Fireplaces and Stoves

    Units: About 2,000 in Canada

    Manufacturer: Honeywell International Inc., of Morristown, N.J.

    Hazard: The activation knob on the valve can be left in a position
    between OFF and PILOT, which can cause the pilot gas to leak and
    accumulate prior to burner ignition. This can pose the risk of thermal
    burns to consumers when they light the pilot of the fireplace or stove.

    Incidents/Injuries: Honeywell has received one report of gas accumulating
    and combusting when the consumer lit the fireplace. No injuries have been
    reported.

    Description and Models: This recall involves gas valves used in liquid-
    propane-fueled decorative fireplaces and Franklin-type stoves. These
    stoves and fireplaces have direct pressure relief vents via a spring-
    loaded door. The recalled valves were installed in the fireplaces and
    stoves listed at the end of this notice. Fireplaces and stoves with a
    side or rear vent are not included in this recall.

    Sold at: Honeywell sold the gas valves exclusively to original equipment
    manufacturers for use in fireplaces and stoves from April 2004 through
    August 2007. Those manufacturers sold fireplaces and stoves at retailers
    nationwide.

    Manufactured in: Mexico

    Remedy: Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact
    Honeywell for information on how to receive a free inspection and
    replacement valve.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honeywell at
    (800) 939-4836 between 9 a.m. and 5p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit
    the firm's web site at www.nvp-hearth.honeywell.com.

    
            The following products may contain the recalled valve

    Kozy Heat Fireplaces  Empire Comfort/               Flame International
    - Chaska              White Mountain Hearth:        (SBI):
    - Chaska XL           - Tahoe Remote RF - models    - GTX-I, model number
    - 911                   ADVP36FP91P, ADVP36FP93P,     GX700
    - 911XL                 ADVP42FP91P, ADVP42FP93P,
    - 911XXL                ADVP48FP91P, ADVP48FP93P,   Blaze King (US)
    - 932                   DVP36FP91P, DVP36FP93P,     Valley Comfort
    - 936                   DVP42FP91P, DVP42FP93P,     (Canada):
    - SP36                  DVP48FP91P, and DVP48FP93P  - The Eclipse 2205
    - 942                 - American Hearth Direct
    - 944                   Vent Millivolt Standing     Central Fireplace
    - 961                   Pilot Fireplace - models    (Central Boiler):
    - Windom (56101)        DVTR36LP and DVTR42LP       - CF-3036MV
    - Thief River Falls   - Flagstaff Millivolt         - CF-22DVI
      (TRF)                 B-vent Standing Pilot -
    - Two Harbors           model BWBV40LP              Montigo (Canadian
    - Princeton           - Flagstaff Millivolt         Heating Products):
    - Minnetonka            Direct Vent Standing        - 34DVI Tuscany
    - Lakefield             Pilot - model BWDV40LP
    - Breckenridge        - Tahoe Luxury Remote         Lennox Hearth
    - Duluth                RF - models ADVX36FP93CLP,  Products:
    - KLS Gas Log           ADVX42FP93CLP,              - EDVI30
      Conversion            DVX36FP93CLP,               - EDVI35
                            and DVX42FP93CLP
                          - Tahoe Millivolt Standing    Mendota Hearth/
                            Pilot - models DVS30LP,     JOHNSON GAS APPLIANCE
                            DVS36LP, and DVS42LP        CO - all models
                          - Tahoe T-stat Remote
                            Control Standing Pilot -    HARJI'S FIREPLACE
                            models DVS30RFLP,           MANUFACTURING LTD -
                            DVS36RFLP, and DVS42RFLP    all models

                                                        INCA METAL CUTTING
                                                        LTD - all models
    





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For further information: Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 939-4836

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